Chironomidae

Known as: Midges, Nonbiting, Midge, Nonbiting, Nonbiting Midge 
A family of nonbiting midges, in the order DIPTERA. Salivary glands of the genus Chironomus are used in studies of cellular genetics and biochemistry… (More)
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2013
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2013
The Wiederholm 1983 key to the larvae of the Holarctic Chironomidae was by far the most used book during my PhD and my post… (More)
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2011
2011
Restrictions to effective dispersal and gene flow caused by the fragmentation of ancient supercontinents are considered to have… (More)
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2010
2010
Because the family Chironomidae, or non-biting midges, is one of the most species-rich groups of macroinvertebrates in freshwater… (More)
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2008
2008
Chironomidae spatial distribution was investigated at 63 near-pristine sites in 22 catchments of the Iberian Mediterranean coast… (More)
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2007
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2007
Chironomidae are common inhabitants of most aquatic habitats, and often dominate aquatic insect communities in both abundance and… (More)
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2006
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2006
To identify a sensitive biomarker of freshwater monitoring, we evaluated pollutant-induced expression of heat shock proteins… (More)
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2005
2005
The effects of the antiepileptic drug carbamazepine (CBZ) were studied in three freshwater invertebrate species representing… (More)
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2005
2005
The chironomid midges Belgica antarctica, Eretmoptera murphyi (subfamily Orthocladiinae) and Parochlus steinenii (subfamily… (More)
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2004
2004
The occurrence of deformed mouth parts in recent and subfossil material of mostly Chironomus, Micropsectra and Tanytarsus… (More)
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2001
2001
We compared the sensitivity of commonly used bioassessment metrics to detect organic impairment of streams using data sets that… (More)
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